A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 205 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (127 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10007mwx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007mwx. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:39:37 / 12:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.6295 East, latitude 3.9602 North, depth = 35 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/12/16 / 2016-12-26 16:39:37 / December 26, 2016 @ 4:39 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 205 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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